Tuesday 31 July 2007

Phrase of the Day 128: 'excuse my French'

"Excuse my French!"

definition: This is a phrase you use when you want someone to forgive you for using a swear word.

example: "Bloody hell!...oops...sorry...excuse my French"

origin: the expression comes from England and was a way of demonising England's enemy of the time (the French).

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hello, I want to ask, what does 'demonising' mean? Forgive me if my question is stupid.